University Park

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A neighborhood that charms and impresses

University Park is one of Dallas's most beautiful and prestigious neighborhoods, and it's no wonder why. The University Park neighborhood is one of the most affluent in the nation. Plus, it's easy to access plenty of shops, restaurants, bars, and business amenities within walking distance.

The area is known for its upscale homes and beautiful streets, which are safe and well-maintained. Many properties have been upgraded to include modern amenities like granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and hardwood floors.

What to Love

  • Centralized location with incredible boutiques and restaurants
  • Beautiful estates with a lot of charm
  • Proximity to some of the best public and private schools in Dallas

Local Lifestyle

In University Park, a quiet sophistication permeates the air. The prestigious open-air lifestyle is one of the many things that make this Dallas suburb a perfect place to live. Residents pride themselves on their long-standing history and carefully maintained homes that reflect their values of stability, safety, and comfort. In addition, the schools forge a strong community bond among residents.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping 

Tootsies is a sophisticated shop carrying fashion-forward women's clothes, shoes, and other accessories. The store offers a personal styling team that helps patrons discover their unique style and make suggestions based on their preferences. They also carry contemporary designers such as Tory Burch and Diane von Furstenberg and timeless classics like Kate Spade. Mine Boutique is another chic boutique housing various trendy women's apparel, shoes, jewelry, and handbags, from high-end designer clothing to casual wear.

When it comes to upscale chain eateries, Hillstone is the place to be in University Park. The restaurant's spacious interior is decorated in a classic style, featuring dark wood floors and leather chairs. The menu offers a variety of steaks, burgers, and other classic American fares. Hudson House is a new, fun spot for seafood towers, sandwiches, burgers, and cocktails. With a chilled-out vibe and a menu full of fresh, shucked oysters and seafood towers, this spot is perfect for grabbing drinks with friends or enjoying a casual date night.

Things to Do 

University Park is the perfect place to spend a day with family and friends. One of the neighborhood's most notable attractions is the Holmes Aquatic Center. The pool is 50 meters long and includes a giant slide and three diving boards of different heights. There is also a walk-in ramp for handicapped accessibility. The pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day and only for University Park residents. The Katy Trail is a popular trail linking Dallas's business district with recreational options, shopping, and other neighborhoods. Joggers and cyclists love it for its scenic views, while walkers and inline skaters can enjoy the smooth surface of the concrete trail.

Curtis Park is a great place to relax in the summer months. Locals love to go there, and if visitors are looking for something other than the typical Dallas tourist activities, this is the spot. There are picnic tables, benches, a fountain, and a pool. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is a must-see destination in University Park. Based on its appearance during Bush's tenure in office, a full-scale replica of the Oval Office is included among several exhibits. There are also permanent exhibits about each year of Bush's life from birth until his first year as president in 2001.


The Highland Park Independent School District serves the University Park neighborhood.

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Overview for University Park, TX

25,029 people live in University Park, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $106,182. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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35.3 years

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Schools in University Park, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby University Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Highland Park Middle
7th - 8th
McCulloch Intermediate School
5th - 6th
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University Park Elementary
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2nd - 8th
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Highland Park High School
9th - 12th
Highland Park Presbyterian Day School
PreK - K
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Demographics and Employment Data for University Park, TX

University Park has 7,528 households, with an average household size of 2.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in University Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,029 people call University Park home. The population density is 6,790.71 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.49 / 51.51%

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